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Dec 3, 2021

Today on the Tales of a Red Clay Rambler Podcast I have an interview with Gay Smith. Her thrown and altered porcelain vessels range from everyday wares to elaborate candelabras and multipart stacked forms. In our interview we talk about articulating silhouettes through faceting, once firing porcelain in a soda kiln, and what she learned from being a community potter in an organized commune early in her career. To see examples of her work visit   


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